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Harry Potter Cast and Author at BAFTA Film Awards; J.K. Rowling "Writing Hard" (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
February 13, 2011, 02:04 PM

The BBC have a couple of new interviews up with the Harry Potter cast from the BAFTA Film Awards which are taking place in London's Royal Opera House this evening. You can find a short interview with Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) from the red carpet here and an interviewContinued...

Heyman Interviews

David Heyman: BAFTA Award "Unexpected and a Treat"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
February 10, 2011, 01:18 PM

"Harry Potter" producer David Heyman has given a video interview to the BBC just days before he and author J.K. Rowling are due to be presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema.

The organizers for the BAFTA Film Awards announced last week that the "Harry Potter" film franchiseContinued...

Film Awards

"Harry Potter" Films to Receive Honorary BAFTA Award

Posted by: Stephanie_J
February 03, 2011, 05:52 AM

Organizers for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards announced this morning that the "Harry Potter" film franchise will receive the award for "Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema."

Author J.K. Rowling and producer David Heyman will be presented with the award duringContinued...

J.K. Rowling

It's for a good cause - Leakypedia Page of the Day

Posted by: John
January 13, 2011, 04:23 AM

The Lumos organization, featured in the previous post about the London Marathon, is a children's charity founded by J.K. Rowling. Some of you may not have been familiar with this charity or its connection to Jo. In fact, J.K. Rowling is involved with several charity causes, and the Leakypedia hasContinued...

Charity

Kylie Peterson and Marshall Griffin Selected to Run for Lumos in 2011 London Marathon

Posted by: Rosi
January 12, 2011, 04:18 PM

We let you know at the end of October that Lumos, the children's charity founded by J.K. Rowling, was looking for committed fundraisers to take one of its two Gold Bond places in the 2011 Virgin London Marathon. Leaky reader Kylie Peterson emailed in to let usContinued...

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Copyright Lawsuit Against J. K. Rowling, Bloomsbury Dismissed by Judge

Posted by: Edward
January 06, 2011, 10:10 PM

A lawsuit against Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling and the book's UK publisher, Bloomsbury, by the estate of the late Adrian Jacobs has been dismissed by the judge, a statement from US Potter publisher Scholastic reveals.  The statement reads:
Scholastic is extremelyContinued...

JKR Interviews

Video and Quotes from an Early Interview with J.K. Rowling: "Very Happy with Book Two"

Posted by: Rosi
January 04, 2011, 08:16 PM

Leaky reader Miriam has brought our attention to a very early interview with J.K. Rowling seemingly conducted in 1998 in Edinburgh's "The Elephant House" café. In the interview, the Harry Potter author talks to STV about why she thinks the first book is popular, agent Christopher Little's now famous words of warningContinued...

JKR Interviews

Video: 1999 "60 Minutes Overtime" Interview with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: Rosi
November 11, 2010, 11:06 PM

In a remarkable act of time travel, CBS News' "60 Minutes Overtime" has posted a video interview with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling conducted by Lesley Stahl in 1999. The interview took place in Edinburgh before Daniel Radcliffe had even been cast as Harry Potter. Rowling explains her writing process, setsContinued...

Charity

Children's Charity Lumos Calls for 2011 Virgin London Marathon Runners

Posted by: Rosi
October 27, 2010, 07:09 PM

Lumos, the children's charity founded by J.K. Rowling, has put out a call for committed fundraisers who would like to take one of two Gold Bond places in the 2011 Virgin London Marathon. The charity passed along a press release about participation in the Marathon, which says:Continued...

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J. K. Rowling Receives Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award in Denmark, Updated: Video and Images

Posted by: Edward
October 19, 2010, 04:02 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling was on hand in Odense, Denmark today to be the first recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Literature prize.  The BBC has video online from the event, which features Ms. Rowling receiving the award as well as her acceptanceContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Voted Britain's Most Influential Woman

Posted by: Rosi
October 10, 2010, 01:42 PM

Some of Britain's most powerful magazine editors have voted J.K. Rowling to the top of the list of Britain's Most Influential Women, reports The Independent. The list of 100 women who have had the most influence over our lives will be unveiled tomorrow, 11th October 2010, in celebration of theContinued...

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Video of J. K. Rowling Interview on Oprah Winfrey Show Available

Posted by: Edward
October 01, 2010, 08:40 PM

Video of the interview Oprah conducted with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling is now available to watch in its entirety right here in our Video Galleries.  Read Leaky's full and comprehensive coverage from this morning's interview here!

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Leaky Live Coverage: J. K. Rowling Interview on Oprah Winfrey Show

Posted by: Edward
October 01, 2010, 10:00 AM

++++Today, the nationally syndicated Oprah Winfrey Show is set to broadcast an interview with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling.  This interview is being broadcast now in Chicago, and Leaky will live updates, quotes, and information from the interview as it airs.  Leaky'sContinued...

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J. K. Rowling Discusses Final Words of "Deathly Hallows" In New Clip from Oprah Interview

Posted by: Edward
September 30, 2010, 06:47 PM

The official Harry Potter website on Scholastic.com has been updated with a preview clip from tomorrow's interview with Harry Potter J. K. Rowling on the Oprah Winfrey Show.  In the thirty-six second clip, Ms. Rowling discusses her decision to change theContinued...

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First Preview Clip of Oprah Interview with J. K. Rowling Online

Posted by: Edward
September 29, 2010, 06:25 PM

The Oprah Show YouTube channel has been updated with this 41 second video teaser from Friday's interview with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling.  In the teaser, topics such as Ms. Rowling's quick rise to fame, her depression, and day-to-day life are touched on.


If you are able toContinued...

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